The other reason this Thursday is so exciting is the fact that this marks our 50th week hosting Simple Lives Thursday. Almost a year ago, Diana asked me if I'd be interested in hosting a weekly blog hop that asks posters to share their tips for living a more frugal lifestyle. The contributors have wowed us each week, and I have learned so much from them. To celebrate you all, we're planning some exciting stuff for our big anniversary, including a Twitter chat and some great giveaways. Stay tuned for more details, but in the mean time, you can start following us on Twitter:
And of course, you should submit to this week's hop. First I'm going to share some photos from my garden and the featured posts from last week, and the linky for this week will appear after the jump.
A little while ago, I showed you how to plant tomatoes in a 5 gallon bucket. I thought you might like to see how ours have come along since then. They're doing quite well! We had far too much rain this spring but things have dried up and these plants are all very happy and heathy.
facebook page, and got approximately one mosquito bite for each berry. It was worth it. Tonight I'm going out in long sleeves covered in Badger Balm, despite the fact that it's around 98 and humid out there.
Featured Posts from Last Week's Submissions
The posts from last week that really caught our eyes are... (thanks everyone for the great submissions, as always!)
So simple and great for those who have small backyards and it's another way to repurpose a pallet.
Wendy, blogging from South Africa, shares her love of coriander-cilantro along with a delicious peanut butter chicken dish.
We love this idea especially for micro-greens during the Winter time.
A lack of yard didn’t defeat this determined gardener. She found a community garden where she could pursue her dream of a kitchen garden.
This blogger demonstrates the medicinal properties of chamomile. Quite Amazing!!